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Get up close and personal with art from the world's largest open air public gallery. Our guide will lead you through hidden laneways and main arterial streets in the pursuit of Melbourne's most influential artworks created by both Australian and International artists. Discover the beginnings of (ancient and ) modern day graffiti and how as a city, Melbourne has carved out a well deserved reputation as "one of the worlds street art capitals" as we delve into what it takes to be a Graffiti/Street artist, negotiating fat caps (techniques) and fat cats (authority). Find out the difference between Graffiti and Street art and how it manifests in Melbourne in all forms - from tags to masterpieces, paste-ups to yarn bombing and literally everything in-between!
Capacity: 30 people per guide
Note: Tour takes place rain or shine.
Dress: It's a walking tour so wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Meeting Location: Under the Green Gloop at RMIT
- Space Invader A little known work, hidden high from the everyday commuters view!
- Sheperd Fairy Famous for the renowned "OBEY" paste-up in the heart of chinatown
- Australia's largest collaborative street art mural created by a world famous Graffiti crew
- The sites of several cat and mouse (or should it be rat) interactions between BANKSY and the city of Melbourne!
- A lane named after 1980's rock legend saved saved from naming policy violation by street art
- World famous Hosier Lane - home to legal walls and a whole heap of weird and wonderful stories
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